Harnessing Day One…Every Day

That new programme, the fresh start, the comeback? The leap, the drive, the impetus….The Springboard. Whatever the reason for your Day One, it just feels good, right? I love a Day One, but I’m aware of the importance of trying to attach the right approach to it, a plan to enable that feeling to thrive,Continue reading “Harnessing Day One…Every Day”

Learning Through Adversity or Difference?

As I grew, I found it a great challenge to explain my ‘difference’. Cerebral Palsy is difficult to hide even if you want to, and pull attention away from it. Turning back, I can now sense why it was of interest, but at the time, I simply did things to get around the hurdles IContinue reading “Learning Through Adversity or Difference?”

What If…My Fitness Journey with a Disability…

What if… …I Break Something? …I hurt myself? …I make things worse? …I stay as I am? …I realise there is a way? …I try something different? …It made a difference? ….We use something that is unique to each of us? ….We experiment to see what’s possible? ….We do something that’s never been done? ….WeContinue reading “What If…My Fitness Journey with a Disability…”

The Attachments Episode…

I just LOVE doing these #podcasts, thank you to everyone supporting it, appreciating the feedback, suggestions & subscribing! The Disability Bodybuilding Show Available on #Apple, Spotify & through disabilitybodybuilding.com! It’s only the beginning! I’ve spent a great amount of time trialling and incorporating the different attachments available at the gym to help with training withContinue reading “The Attachments Episode…”

Attachments!! Assemble!!

Ok, so my wrist support isn’t exactly Thor’s hammer but my word, it certainly opens up a new world of variety for me in the gym, a place that The God of Thunder himself, Chris Hemsworth, would no doubt utilised to build his awesome physique in the Marvel series. I love to share training attachmentContinue reading “Attachments!! Assemble!!”

Transforming Internal battles with Disability. So much more than acceptance…

Into my mid 30’s, I’m able to reflect on a deeper level of understanding growing up with a disability with more 3 decades behind me with Cerebral Palsy. The battles to prove to yourself that you can find ways or use something to ‘normalise’ the external surrounding, my ‘stubbornness’ of over 7 years of notContinue reading “Transforming Internal battles with Disability. So much more than acceptance…”

New podcast episode out now on The Disability Bodybuilding Show…

Reflections on the transition back to the gym, what it means for accessibility in terms of equipment and the building a platform to enter my next disability bodybuilding competition later in the year! Available on Apple & Spotify and through my website, hit subscribe! #Fitness #Podcast #Workout #Podcast #Accessibility #disabilityawareness #PCAARMY #Training #motivation #GameTime #ShockTheSystem

One movement back to rocket forward….

That rush… Not to slam through to a PB, not to get as many reps in as possible, but one that builds, that starts to tick, that generates momentum and drives you along for hours. Yes, that magic feeling is back. The one I had often spoke about where the rush of an early morningContinue reading “One movement back to rocket forward….”

New #Podcast Episode live on “The Disability Bodybuilding Show”!

Discussing… “Unpicking the mental, physical & emotional lifts that a return to the gym has provided. The platform, the early morning springboard and the gratitude from being able to reconnect with staff, friends and multiple benefits from a renewed routine…” Available through #Apple & #Spotify The Disability Bodybuilding Show

A Physical, mental, emotional lift…

A release… With a deep breath I headed back to the gym – a little excited, a tad nervous wondering if anything had changed… Then the door was opened for a return… Followed with gratitude – smiling, familiar faces – Staff. Friends. People generally just so happy to back. It is actually quite difficult toContinue reading “A Physical, mental, emotional lift…”